Exemptions

The Town of Tewksbury has adopted a variety of Real Estate Tax Exemptions to reduce property tax obligations for qualifying taxpayers.

 

In the chart below you will see an overview of most of the exemptions offered. If you feel you may qualify for one please call or stop by our office so we can determine your eligibility.

Exemption

(State Clause)

Who Can Apply

Asset Limit as of July 1

Income Limit as of July 1

Potential Exemption Amount

17D

Senior age 70+

$40,000

None

$175.00

17D

Widowed

$40,000

None

$175.00

17D

Minor Child

$40,000

None

$175.00

41C

Single or Widowed age 70+

$28,000

$17,537

$500.00

41C

Married age 70+

$30,000

$21,806

$500.00

37A

Legally Blind

None

None

$500.00

CPA

Age 60+

None

Determined annually by US HUD

Varies

Veteran

Exemptions

Who Can Apply (Spouses may be eligible)

Potential Exemption Amount

22

Veterans with Service Connected Disability of 10% or more, Veterans Awarded Purple Heart

$400.00

22A

Veterans with loss of one foot, hand or eye, Veterans who received one of a select few awards

$750.00

22E

Veterans with Service Connected Disability of 100%

$1000.00

22D

Surviving Spouses of Military Personnel MIA during active duty, Military Personnel or Veterans who died as a result of injury or illness during active duty

All Taxes

Other

41A – Tax Deferral

65+ with an annual income of $57,000 or less for singles and $86,000 or less for married

18 – Hardship

65+ and mental or physical ailment and financial deprivation

Citizens Fund

Dependent on available funds

**PLEASE NOTE: When applying for a Real Estate Exemption you will be required to submit documentation from specific time periods to prove eligibility. Also know there is an ownership and occupancy requirement that varies depending on the exemption.